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Environmental groups questioning federal order on Enbridge pipeline in Minnesota
Horse expected to heal after shooting with pellet gun
Press Pass: ND paleontologists have thousands of fossils for research and education, Safety a priority for Highway 85 expansion, Democrat Clinton makes history with U.S. presidential nomination
Dedication of Robin Hall marks continued growth of unmanned aircraft opportunities at UND
Democrat Clinton makes history with U.S. presidential nomination
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nation and world
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approves Dakota Access river crossing permits
Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Celebrations 'n' Crafts moves to new location
Bismarck takes care of West Fargo to open Legion A tournament
Johnson, Valley City dominate Velva in Legion A opening round
Ballard’s offensive surge coming at right time for Roughriders
Dickinson Volunteers ready to prove they belong as Legion A state tournament begins
Wentz: ‘Whenever my number is called, I’ll be ready’
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
Letter: Political parties doing anything to gain control
Letter: Local 563 at work on Dakota Access Pipeline
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Oakley Robert Lee
Anton "Tony" Kralicek
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
September 11, 2014
State Avenue railroad crossing to shut down for track replacement
The railroad crossing at State Avenue will be closed beginning Thursday as BNSF Railway works to the crossing surface. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, according to Amy McBeth, spokesperson for BNSF Railway. The section of State Avenue will be closed to traffic...
September 11, 2014 - 1:39pm
July 1, 2014
BNSF to host oil training in Dickinson
A rail company will host a crude oil training session today in Dickinson, according to a press release. BNSF Railway will hold the exercise for local emergency responders to prepare for oil-related incidents. The session will be a combination of classroom and hands-on training using...
July 1, 2014 - 10:48pm
Thousands of rail cars behind on grain shipments
WASHINGTON -- Nearly 5,000 rail cars are lagging behind on their North Dakota grain shipments, according to newly released numbers. And, thousands more are trailing behind nationwide. Two rail transportation companies have provided their first weekly updates on backlogged grain...
July 1, 2014 - 12:55pm
June 25, 2014
Train strikes semi near Dickinson
A train has struck a semi five miles southwest of Dickinson, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Juan Gigena of Garland, Texas, was driving south on 115th Avenue Southwest at approximately 7:45 a.m. on Wednesday when he failed to see a BNSF Railroad train approaching the...
June 25, 2014 - 11:31pm
Where the crude rails meet: Documents: 40-plus oil trains pass through Cass Co. weekly
FARGO – More than 40 trains, each a mile long, hauling 3 million-plus gallons of Bakken crude, pass through Cass County every week — the most crude-by-rail traffic in North Dakota, according to documents released Wednesday by state officials. A May 7 executive order from the...
June 25, 2014 - 11:18pm
June 16, 2014
After oil, natural gas may be next on North American rails
NEW YORK — As politicians debate the dangers of a massive increase in oil carried by rail in North America, railroads and energy producers are considering the same for natural gas. Buoyed by the unexpected success of crude by rail, companies are beginning to consider transporting...
June 16, 2014 - 10:33am
May 23, 2014
BNSF exec sees ‘big opportunity’ in switch from diesel to LNG locomotives
BISMARCK – As a North Dakota company prepares to fire up the state’s first production facility for liquefied natural gas, the nation’s...
May 23, 2014 - 1:16pm
May 14, 2014
Grain trains scarce on the plains: Producers looking for crop storage space
In the northern U.S. Plains, where there are no commercially navigable rivers, the rail system long has served as the lone, dependable way for...
May 14, 2014 - 2:32pm
May 10, 2014
BNSF behind schedule: Grain cars from ND delayed almost a month
North Dakota’s lone U.S. representative has released a BNSF Railway report that says rail cars carrying grain from North Dakota are almost...
May 10, 2014 - 10:57pm
April 23, 2014
Buffett: Moving oil by rail safely a major industry concern
NEW YORK — Warren Buffett, chairman of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, said on Wednesday that safety is a major priority for the rail industry,...
April 23, 2014 - 10:50pm
April 18, 2014
Hwy. 1804 to close west of Trenton
TRENTON -- The North Dakota Department of Transportation will temporarily close Highway 1804 about 4 miles west of Trenton, according to a press release. The highway will close at noon Tuesday so BNSF Railway crews can install a new railroad crossing. The project is expected to...
April 18, 2014 - 11:01am
April 14, 2014
Oil traffic may delay US fertilizer shipments, farmers warn
WASHINGTON — Increasing use of railroads to ship crude oil could disrupt fertilizer cargo this spring as Midwest farmers prepare for planting, U.S. agriculture leaders warn, even as one railroad said on Monday it will take steps to ensure timely deliveries. The planting season...
April 14, 2014 - 4:21pm
April 1, 2014
Canadian Pacific shifts to BNSF: Shippers say locomotives are being leased to U.S., further delaying their shipments
FARGO — Railroad performance for agriculture isn’t improving, and shippers served by Canadian Pacific Railway are growing more concerned their locomotives and crews are going to the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway in the U.S. The weekly BNSF report indicates 16,761 rail...
April 1, 2014 - 12:00am
Repairing broken links to the world: Devils Lake looks forward to restored rail service, air service
DEVILS LAKE — A century ago, a local newspaper, the Devils Lake World, boasted of the community’s connections with places far and wide. While...
March 1, 2014 - 1:28am
February 21, 2014
BNSF to take bids to buy up to 5,000 safer oil railcars
BNSF Railway plans to buy its own fleet of up to 5,000 new crude oil tank cars with safety features that exceed the latest industry standards,...
February 21, 2014 - 12:05am